Sateesh Theerthaala

SAM Principal Consultant, Infosys

A software licensing expert with expertise in working with SAM functions in varied industries like banking, Oil and Gas, Healthcare and consulting. I inherit a strong hold in driving SAM implementations and operations leading to a matured approach of license management and there by reducing the costs associated with software i.e., either software spend optimization and/or spend avoidance through audit defense or purchase avoidance. I demonstrated and has been instrumental in following, implementing and establishing various SAM strategies and policies like Tool operational implementations, SAM Process realignments and re-engineering, audit handling, License procurement guidelines, SAM maturity enhancement and Software harvesting and Optimization. I am basically an engineer from computer Science discipline who started career in networks. I have been associated with License Management practice with various organizations from past 13 years.


Topic: SAM

May 20, 10-11 AM ET

Software Asset Optimization and Management

I will discuss the current industry trend in handling and choosing the software license portfolios and challenges in handling the license compliance. I will also cover the below aspects with some case studies.

  • Software License Optimization
  • Is SAM tooling or Automation vital?
  • Why Audits? and ways to handle
  • Attribute that influence SAM
  • Defining and gauging SAM maturity
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